From your recent advertisement in Times, I came to know that you need a general clerk for your publishing concern. As my general qualifications and capabilities, quite match the requirements for this post, I offer my services for it.
I passed my B.A. in 20____ obtaining 76% marks. After that I acquired diploma in Secretarial Practice and have acquired general proficiency in office routine activities. I am a young man of 25 years and possess a sound physique and an excellent moral character. I can travel extensively on official work and can work in any of your branches in other cities.
My handwriting is very good and I know typing as well. My speed in typewriting is 60 words per minute. I have a basic and working knowledge of computers also, which will greatly help me in the discharge of my duties.
At present I am working on part time basis with Firm. This job has given me experience in the book trade. I know how to prepare invoices, approach libraries, for books supply, how to deal with the paper suppliers, etc. Therefore, I feel myself quite suitable for the post of a general clerk in your concern.
I am prepared to accept the job at the starting scale of general clerk in your concern.
I am enclosing herewith attested copies of my B.A. degree and other testimonials, which will tell you about the accomplishment and suitability for this job.
I assure you that if given a chance to serve you, I’ll prove to be an asset to your concern. I hope, you will consider my application favourably.